Country/territory: Sweden

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 25,700 ha

Protection status:

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 high not assessed not assessed
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Site description
An extensive lake and wetland complex situated along the River Dalälven. Much of the area floods regularly and comprises freshwater marsh and peatbogs. The surrounding forests of both coniferous and deciduous species are largely old and undisturbed. Commercial forestry is, however, carried out in some areas.

Key biodiversity
The IBA supports a diversity of breeding species of wetland and forest habitats.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Färnebofjärden. Downloaded from on 17/04/2021.